privacy workshops offered
about FERPA, the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of
1974 at workshops held the fourth Thursday of each month beginning
the act that governs how student information can be released.
sessions are for those who work with students, student records
or who need access to student data. Sessions will be held in
the Registrars Office conference room.
Alec Reber, 277-6331 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
elects first north campus president
Senate recently elected Sherri Burr, professor, School of Law,
president-elect. Also elected were new members of the senate
operations committee, including Robert Leonard and Hugh Witemeyer,
Arts & Sciences; Fred Hashimoto, School of Medicine; and
Pauline Turner, College of Education.
new members of the Faculty Senate Operations Committee are long-term
UNM faculty and have served the senate for many years. They
bring a wealth of experience and will serve us well, said
UNM Faculty Senate President Beverly Burris, sociology, said
that she is looking forward to working with Burr, who will serve
as senate president in 2004-05.
is the first time an individual from north campus will lead
Faculty Senate. Sherri has served two full terms already and
has a lot of community experience which is beneficial to Faculty
Senate, Burris said.
points to the transition between F. Chris Garcias presidency
and Louis Calderas as an important time at the University.
makes Hispanic Outlook top 100 list
rated 16th or higher in awarding degrees to Hispanic students
from bachelor to doctoral levels, as reported in Hispanic Outlook
in Higher Educations May 5 issue, Top 100 Colleges
rated 13th in conferring bachelors degrees, awarding a
total of 2,548 degrees of which 746 went to Hispanics. Among
Carnegie institutions, UNM is classified doctoral extensive
and ranks 11 with a total of 23,753 students of whom 6,763 are
ranked 16th in conferring masters degrees, awarding 1,035
with 181 going to Hispanics. Among institutions awarding doctoral
degrees to Hispanics, UNM ranks 11, conferring 174 total with
20 going to Hispanics.
Council elects new officers
UNM Staff Council recently elected officers for the 2003-04
academic year. They are: Alan Morgan, president; Steve Borbas,
president-elect; Carol Hudson, speaker; Mimi Swanson, treasurer;
Carole Vollbrecht and Lawrence Curry, trade representatives
at large; and Tom Rolland and Joe McKinney, precinct representatives
and IEEE announce collaboration
Science and Technology Education Consortium (ISTEC) at UNM and
the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
have announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) formalizing
a joint initiative to promote science and technology in developing
program manager at ISTEC, said the two organizations are a natural
promotes the engineering process of creating, developing, integrating,
sharing, and applying knowledge about technologies and sciences
for the benefit of humanity and the profession.
ISTEC fosters scientific, engineering, and technology education,
joint international research and development efforts among its
members in the Ibero-American region, he said.
information, contact ISTEC at email@example.com
or at (505) 277-7974. Detailed information on ISTEC is also
available at www.istec.org.
EPSCoR conference looks to increase lab collaborations
Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) - New Mexico
will be co-hosting the 2003 DOE - EPSCoR conference Monday-Wednesday,
June 2-4 at Sheraton Old Town in Albuquerque.
objective is to provide university and laboratory researchers,
faculty, students and EPSCoR policy leaders a venue to understand
the national laboratories and universities needs
for research, talent and strategic collaborations. Participants
will be taught how to increase university-lab collaborations
and student intern opportunities and how to implement best
practice tools and processes.
for the conference begins Monday, June 2 from 3 to 5 p.m. in
the east exhibit hall. A reception will be held at the New Mexico
Museum of Natural History and Science from 5 to 7 p.m., hosted
by UNM President F. Chris Garcia.
is sponsored by EPSCoR - New Mexico, Dept. of Energy and National
Science Foundation. Los Alamos and Sandia national labs are
co-hosts. Call 272-7141.